Philadelphia, MS 39350
This District Attorney is a State Official elected from the District every four years. There are 22 District Attorneys in the state.
The District Attorneys in Mississippi Prosecute adult felony crimes occurring in their district. They also prosecute certain limited crimes committed by juveniles (under age 18)
Misdemeanor crimes (where the penalty would be less than one year in jail) are prosecuted by county prosecuting attorneys in Justice Courts or City Prosecuting Attorneys in City Courts. Juvenile offenses are prosecuted in the Youth Court by County Prosecuting Attorneys. The District Attorney does not collect child support, establish paternity or do any civil litigation.